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commonwealth:foot-regiments:charles-fairfax [03/03/2013 20:47]
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-|**Flag Illustration**|{{:​commonwealth:​foot-regiments:​hesilrigge-f.png?​200|}}((Flag image by kind permission of [[http://​www.wargamesdesigns.com/​freebies---ecw.html|Wargames Designs]]))|+|**Flag Illustration ​1**|{{:​commonwealth:​foot-regiments:​fideliterfaeliciter.png?​200|}}((Flag image by kind permission of [[http://​www.wargamesdesigns.com/​freebies---ecw.html|Wargames Designs]]))| 
 +|**Flag Illustration 2**|{{:​commonwealth:​foot-regiments:​hesilrigge-f.png?​200|}}((Flag image by kind permission of [[http://​www.wargamesdesigns.com/​freebies---ecw.html|Wargames Designs]]))|
 |**Active**|1648 to 1660| |**Active**|1648 to 1660|
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
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 ====1656==== ====1656====
 +  *In garrison at Leith and other places
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 ===== Coats, Flags and Equipment===== ===== Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
-Presumably they were issued with red coats. In 1649 Charles Fairfax ordered ten new colours in //the best taffety of the deepest blue that can be got//. The Colonel’s colour bore the motto //Fideliter Faeliciter// within a well-wrought round and a handsome compartment. The Lt Col’s blue with a St George cross in a canton, the Major likewise with white streaks, and the Captains distinguished by white mullets. ​+Presumably they were issued with red coats. In 1649 Charles Fairfax ordered ten new colours in //the best taffety of the deepest blue that can be got//. The Colonel’s colour bore the motto //FIDELITER FAELICITER// within a well-wrought round and a handsome compartment. The Lt Col’s blue with a St George cross in a canton, the Major likewise with white streaks, and the Captains distinguished by white mullets. The Colonel'​s and second Captain'​s colours are illustrated above
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ==== Charles Fairfax==== ==== Charles Fairfax====
 [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Charles_Fairfax_(antiquary)|Charles Fairfax]] ​ (1597-1673) was brother of Ferdinando, Lord Fairfax, and uncle of Sir Thomas Fairfax. He is not to be confused with the Charles Fairfax killed in the First Civil War.  [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Charles_Fairfax_(antiquary)|Charles Fairfax]] ​ (1597-1673) was brother of Ferdinando, Lord Fairfax, and uncle of Sir Thomas Fairfax. He is not to be confused with the Charles Fairfax killed in the First Civil War. 
 +===1656===
 +Colonel Charles Fairfax'​s Regiment of Foot((Worcester College Oxford, Clarke Manuscripts))
 +  *Colonel'​s company at Leith, commanded by Captain Lieutenant Francis Hartley
 +  *Lt Colonel John Mason'​s company at Leith
 +  *Major Daniel Davison'​s company at Enstruther
 +  *Captain Thomas Sutton'​s company at Leith
 +  *Captain John Rogers'​ company at Burntisland
 +  *Captain Samuel Poole'​s company at Kirkcauldy
 +  *Captain John (?) Freeman'​s company at Cooper
 +  *Captain John Pym's company at St Andrews
 +  *Captain Reve Bailey'​s company at Inverlochy
 +  *Captain William Wilkinson'​s company at St Johnstons
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *10 Companies   *10 Companies